The Walker Center presents ‘Christmas with Ernie Haase & Signature Sound’

The Walker Center presents ‘Christmas with Ernie Haase & Signature Sound’

WILKESBORO — Kick off the holiday season at the Walker Center with “Christmas with Ernie Haase & Signature Sound” on Dec. 1.From...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


New music festival this weekend

WILKESBORO — The Carolina Jam Music Festival will kick off Friday at 6 p.m. with a free concert featuring Jim Quick and Coastline from 7 to 10 p...

September 6th, 2017 |  


The Walker Center announces its 2017-2018 season lineup

WILKESBORO — The Walker Center has announced its 2017-2018 season lineup. John Michael Montgomery opens the new season on Sept. 21, with his gre...

June 1st, 2017 |  


The Walker Center presents The Annie Moses Band on May 19

The Walker Center presents The Annie Moses Band on May 19

WILKESBORO — The Annie Moses Band returns to the Walker Center on May 19, by popular demand, presenting “The Art of the Love Song.” ...

May 9th, 2017 |  


MerleFest 2017 adds two bluegrass legends to the lineup: Béla Fleck and The Earls of Leicester featuring Jerry Douglas

WILKESBORO — MerleFest, presented by Window World and scheduled for April 27-30, is bringing two bluegrass legends to the 30th celebration ̵...

March 7th, 2017 |  


‘Snow White’ on stage this weekend

‘Snow White’ on stage this weekend

WILKESBORO — The Wilkes County High School Theatre Department will be presenting “Snow White & the 7 Dwarves,” Friday and Saturd...

March 7th, 2017 |  


MerleFest 2017 continues popular Acoustic Kids Showcases

MerleFest 2017 continues popular Acoustic Kids Showcases

WILKESBORO — MerleFest, presented by Window World and slated for April 27-30, announced the return of the Acoustic Kids Showcases to the 2017 fe...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


‘Dearly Beloved’ opens Thursday

‘Dearly Beloved’ opens Thursday

Foothills Theatre’s presents “Dearly Beloved” at Elkin First Baptist Church fellowship hall Feb. 23 and 24 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 26 at ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Elkin native authors book

Elkin native authors book

Pen-L Publishing announceed the release of “Surface and Shadow,” a debut novel that explores how a woman desperately longing to rediscover...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Carolina in the Fall Music and Food Festival announces additional artists for 2016 program

WILKESBORO — The second annual Carolina In The Fall Music and Food Festival presented by Wilkes Communications, Inc. continues its’ tradit...

June 19th, 2016 |  


Elkin Roots Music festival set for May 14

Elkin Roots Music festival set for May 14

Music fans will get a taste of a variety of music genres on May 14 at the Elkin Valley Fiddlers host the Elkin Roots Music Festival.This is the fourth...

May 6th, 2016 |  


Carolina in the Fall announces its 2016 program, opens ticket sales

WILKESBORO — This September, the second annual Carolina in the Fall Music and Food Festival presented by Wilkes Communications, Inc. continues i...

April 19th, 2016 |  


Old Time Fiddlers Convention attracts top talent, April 1-2

DOBSON — The seventh annual Surry Old Time Fiddlers Convention brings together some of the area’s best musicians in the old-time music gen...

March 20th, 2016 |  


MerleFest 2016 continues popular Acoustic Kids Showcases

WILKESBORO — MerleFest, presented by Window World and slated for April 28-May 1, announced the return of the Acoustic Kids Showcases to the 2016...

March 6th, 2016 |  


Unique band to perform at senior center Wednesday

JONESVILLE — The Yadkin Valley Senior Center will play host to a unique musical act Wednesday morning and is opening the program up for the comm...

March 5th, 2016 |  


The Walker Center presents ‘The Berenstain Bears Live! in Family Matters, the Musical’ on March 18

WILKESBORO — The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, will present “The Berenstain Bears Live! in Family Matters, the...

March 3rd, 2016 |  


The Walker Center presents ‘Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story’ on March 3

WILKESBORO — The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, will present “Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story,” calle...

February 27th, 2016 |  


Langston’s Jewel Medieval Faire auditions slated

BOONVILLE — Medieval and renaissance reenactments bring history and fantasy alive, and for the second year, a group of friends who love the medi...

February 8th, 2016 |  


MerleFest adds four more artists to lineup

WILKESBORO — MerleFest, presented by Window World and slated for April 28-May 1 announced four more additions to the 2016 lineup: Brandi Carlile...

January 19th, 2016 |  


Yadkin Valley Community Band to start up

RONDA — The Yadkin Valley Community Band is comprised of musicians who are in many different walks of life. The musicians range from high school...

January 16th, 2016 |  


Judges announced for 2016 Chris Austin Songwriting Contest

WILKESBORO — MerleFest, presented by Window World and taking place April 28-May 1, has assembled a distinguished team of songwriters — acc...

January 9th, 2016 |  


The Walker Center presents The Annie Moses Band on Dec. 12

WILKESBORO — The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, will present The Annie Moses Band on Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. This special h...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Initial lineup announced for MerleFest 2016

WILKESBORO — MerleFest, presented by Window World and slated for April 28-May 1, 2016, has announced the music festival’s initial lineup. ...

November 19th, 2015 updated: November 19th, 2015. |  


88.5 WFDD to re-launch popular ‘Across the Blue Ridge’ radio program

WINSTON-SALEM — 88.5 WFDD, the public radio station licensed to Wake Forest University, is partnering with former 88.5 WFDD news director and NP...

November 14th, 2015 |  


Martin case featured on ‘Murder Book’ Thursday

On Thursday at 10 p.m., Investigation Discovery is featuring the Jonesville homicide of Sgt. Greg Martin on its hit series “Murder Book.”J...

November 10th, 2015 |  


The Walker Center presents Shenandoah on Nov. 13

WILKESBORO — The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, will present Shenandoah on Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. This performance is spon...

November 4th, 2015 |  


MerleFest 2016 volunteer applications accepted beginning Oct. 1

WILKESBORO — MerleFest 2016, presented by Window World, began accepting online applications for its popular volunteer program on Oct. 1. MerleFe...

October 3rd, 2015 |  


MerleFest 2016 vendor applications accepted beginning Oct. 1

WILKESBORO — MerleFest, presented by Window World and slated for April 28-May 1, 2016, will begin soliciting applications on Oct. 1 from vendors...

October 3rd, 2015 |  


Entries for CASC accepted beginning Oct. 1

WILKESBORO — MerleFest, presented by Window World and host of the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest, will begin accepting entries for the songwri...

September 22nd, 2015 updated: September 22nd, 2015. |  


Lineup announced for MerleFest-sponsored showcases at IBMA’s World of Bluegrass Event in Raleigh

WILKESBORO — North Carolina’s MerleFest, considered one of the premier music festivals in the country, will sponsor a diverse collection o...

September 21st, 2015 |  


Grants assist with new music series for FAC

Grants assist with new music series for FAC

The Foothills Arts Council and its associate member the Elkin Valley Fiddlers announced the receipt of grants from the Winston-Salem Foundation for th...

September 15th, 2015 |  


The Walker Center announces 2015-2016 season shows lineup

WILKESBORO — The Walker Center has announced its 2015-2016 Season Show lineup. A video about the season shows is available at www.youtube.com/wa...

June 17th, 2015 |